There are places, business and groups that help people with deafblindness.
They can provide
Some services listed are Australian and some are International.
Some organisations that specialise in only blindness or only deafness are in the directory. They may be able to adapt their services for someone with deafblindness.
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The list of organisations is not exhaustive. It may not include every service or organisation in Australia with deafblind expertise.
This directory is for information purposes only. Inclusion in the service directory does not imply:
- affiliation with, or
- endorsement from
Deafblind Information Australia.
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Last updated September 29, 2022
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- Other services
- Pastoral Care
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- Support Coordination
- Supported Independent Living (SIL)
- Training (deafblind)
Able Australia is a leading provider of disability services for adults and community supports for seniors. They are a diverse not-for-profit organisation offering a broad range of high quality services to help those with a disability live the life they choose.
Aurora School offers a state-wide service to deaf and deafblind children and their families. Aurora provides a home based Early Intervention program, a school based Early Education long day program that includes Kindergarten and Prep, and individualised program for deafblind children and an inclusive Community Kindergarten for deaf and hearing children.
Deaf Children Australia
Deaf Children Australia is a non-for-profit organisation that supports deaf and hard of hearing children, young people and their families to remove barriers to their personal development and social inclusion.
Deaf Connect is the largest whole-of-life service provider for Deaf, Deafblind and hard of hearing Australians, with offices across Queensland and New South Wales, as well in Adelaide, Melbourne, Perth and Darwin.
Deaf Victoria is the peak advocacy body representing deaf and hard of hearing Victorians.
Deafblind Victoria (DBV) is a self-advocacy group run by and for Deafblind people in Victoria, Australia.
Expression Australia is a not-for-profit organisation created by and for the Deaf Community. They empower people who are Deaf, hard of hearing to overcome barriers in their life and choose how they want to live.
Guide Dogs Australia
Guide Dogs Australia is a brand that represents Australia's state and territory-based Guide Dog organisations.
John Pierce Centre (JPC)
JPC operates as an independent not for profit company limited by guarantee and maintains its links with the Catholic Church as a member of Catholic Social Services Victoria.
Karli Health Centre
The Karli Health Centre offers counselling and access to a multi-disciplinary team to support you to care for your mental health. Counselling services can be offered in either Auslan or English.
Pacific Vision provides a range of quality and innovative assistive technology for people with low vision and blindness.
Signpedia offers nationwide services and supports to the Australian Deaf Community and other Auslan users.
Soundfair is a non-profit committed to hearing equality. They work to eliminate the social and emotional impact of Victorians living with hearing conditions.
Statewide Vision Resource Centre
The Statewide Vision Resource Centre provides specialist teaching, professional learning, materials and technologies to support Victorian students who are blind or have low vision.
Technical Solutions Australia
Technical Solutions specialises in Electronic Assistive Technology for people with disabilities. They design and manufacture their own equipment and source products world wide. They also provide a service adapting toys, computers and other devices to improve accessibility.